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Museum of Science and Industry: Simple Machines Game

Museum of Science and Industry: Simple Machines Game | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Game with challenges to create simple machines that help adorable-but-lazy Twitch do his work.
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The games are super fun and the there is plenty of solid information to support the activities as very good learning tools. 

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Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 1, 2014 7:58 PM

The games are super fun and the there is plenty of solid information to support the activities as very good learning tools. 

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 4, 2014 8:18 PM

These challenges will really make you think. Your parents will want to give it a try too!

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10 Things To Consider Before Buying A Tablet

10 Things To Consider Before Buying A Tablet | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
If your school or district is considering enhancing student learning with technology, then you're probably considering implementing a tablet solution into your classrooms.
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5 Powerful Assistive Technologies Being Used In Classrooms

5 Powerful Assistive Technologies Being Used In Classrooms | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
One of my relatives is an elementary educator in a public school. The town she teaches in is well-known locally for having heavily integrated classrooms and offering a lot of help to students with differing abilities.
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7 Excellent Story Builder Tools for Students

7 Excellent Story Builder Tools for Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Here is a nice set of seven different tools that students can use as story starters/builders. 

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Education Technology Is In Its Infancy But It Is Growing Fast - Forbes

Education Technology Is In Its Infancy But It Is Growing Fast - Forbes | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Education Technology Is In Its Infancy But It Is Growing Fast
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Online Education Image Much has been written of late about the need for healthcare reform in our country.

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Here's why we absolutely need ed-tech

Here's why we absolutely need ed-tech | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Ed-tech is a clear must-have in today's classrooms. But how can teachers and administrators improve its use and implementation?

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Do you have doubts about ed tech?

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Top YouTube Channels for Science and Math Teachers and Students

Top YouTube Channels for Science and Math Teachers and Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Here is a round-up of some wonderful educational YouTube channels for Math and Science teachers. These channels are taken from a long list that comprises more than 170 YouTube channels.

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CardKiwi

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Card Kiwi is a new entry into the online flashcard market. Card Kiwi's appeal is in its simplicity. Flashcards on Card Kiwi are text only. As you flip through your flashcards you rate your understanding by simply clicking thumbs up, thumbs down, or thumbs sideways. 

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Stoodle - Quickly Create Shared Online Whiteboards

Stoodle - Quickly Create Shared Online Whiteboards | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Stoodle is an online whiteboard service supported in part by the CK-12 Foundation. Through Stoodle you can quickly create a collaborative whiteboard space. On your whiteboard you can type, draw, and upload images. You can connect Stoodle to your computer's microphone and talk your collaborators while drawing, typing, or sharing images.

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5 Great Live Blogging Tips For Teachers - Edudemic

5 Great Live Blogging Tips For Teachers - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

 Here are some great live blogging tips to make the process as easy as pie!

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Kids Wordsmyth - An Illustrated Dictionary for Kids

Kids Wordsmyth - An Illustrated Dictionary for Kids | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

On Kids Wordsmyth students can search for words, hear them pronounced, read definitions, and see illustrations of words. Students can search for words or simply browse through the Kids Wordsmyth online dictionary. The dictionary is arranged in a virtual book format with tabs for each letter of the alphabet.

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Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students

Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

 Nathan's list is divided into twenty-five categories. Some of the categories of most interest to teachers are online whiteboards, survey/ poll tools, chart/ graph tools, annotation tools, document creation tools, and photo & drawing tools.

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QuizBean - Quickly Create and Distribute Quizzes to Students Even If They Don't Have Email Addresses

QuizBean - Quickly Create and Distribute Quizzes to Students Even If They Don't Have Email Addresses | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

QuizBean is a nice platform for creating simple image-based quizzes that your students can complete online. The service recently received some updates that teachers will appreciate. The most significant update to QuizBean is the removal of the email requirement. You can now create QuizBean accounts for students that do not have email addresses. You can assign quizzes to students on a class-by-class or individual basis. Quiz results are automatically sent to your teacher dashboard when students have completed a quiz. 

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Educators App Turns Your Blog Into an iOS and Android App for Free

Educators App Turns Your Blog Into an iOS and Android App for Free | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Educators App is a new service that will turn your classroom blog or website into an Android and iOS app. The service is available to anyone who has a blog or website that he or she maintains to distribute information to students and parents.

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The offer a limited app for free and you will need to pay to expand your app to cover a larger website. 

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How To Use Project-Based Learning To Redefine Learning - Edudemic

How To Use Project-Based Learning To Redefine Learning - Edudemic | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
It almost seems too good to be true... Students asking for more work? Using emoticons to describe an assignment? Taking pride in their work? But it’s not a just a dream, it’s reality.
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3 Good Collaborative Whiteboard Tools for Teachers

3 Good Collaborative Whiteboard Tools for Teachers | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

These tools are a great way for students to collaborate or for teachers to conduct tutoring sessions. 

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Secret Millionaires Club with Warren Buffett | Webisodes

Secret Millionaires Club with Warren Buffett | Webisodes | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Secret Millionaires Club is a series of animated videos and games designed to help kids learn the basics of business creation, management, and finance. The Secret Millionaires Club contains twenty-six animated videos featuring Warren Buffett talking with kids.

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Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources |...

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Edutopia's Made With Play series takes a look at game-like learning principles in action and commercial games in real classrooms -- and offers tips and tools for bringing them into your own practice.

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25 Teaching Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage Your Classroom

25 Teaching Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage Your Classroom | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
25 Teaching Tools To Organize, Innovate, & Manage Your Classroom
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6 Mac Chrome Apps Teachers Should Have

6 Mac Chrome Apps Teachers Should Have | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

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Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives

Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives-Ideally, when a person thinks of presentations, they think of Powerpoint.

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There are many alternatives to PowerPoint, here are some of the better ones.

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Interesting alternatives to powerpoint, worth exploring, though of variable usefulness. 

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Google Tips

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Google has recently rolled out a new interesting service called Google Tips. This new platform is created to help Googlers have a better graps of some of the services of Google. Google Tips, as its name indicates, provides tips, helpful hints, and pointers on how to make the best of some of its products including  Chrome, Google+, Google Maps, Google Drive, Gmail, YouTube, and—of course—Google Search.

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PixiClip - A Great New Tool for Creating and Narrating Drawings

PixiClip - A Great New Tool for Creating and Narrating Drawings | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

PixiClip is a great new tool tool for creating, narrating, and sharing drawings. PixiClip provides a whiteboard space on which you can draw, upload images to mark-up, and type.

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Five Good Online Tools for Creating Infographics

Five Good Online Tools for Creating Infographics | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Here are five free tools that your students can use to create infographics.

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